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Curricula

  • Towards A Philosophy Of Educationby Charlotte Mason

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    'Towards a Philosophy of Education' is Charlotte Mason's final book in her Homeschooling Series, written after years of seeing her approach in action. This volume gives the best overview of her philosophy, and includes the final version of her 20 Principles. This book is particularly directed to parents of older children, about ages 12 and up, but... more...

  • Alternative Approaches to Educationby Fiona Carnie

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Alternative Approaches to Education provides parents and teachers with information and guidance on different education options in the UK and further afield. This new and expanded edition, including additional chapters and up-to-date contact details, explains the values, philosophies and methods of a range of alternative approaches available outside... more...

  • Serious Playby Catherine Beavis; Michael Dezuanni; Joanne O'Mara

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Serious Play is a comprehensive account of the possibilities and challenges of teaching and learning with digital games in primary and secondary schools. Based on an original research project, the book explores digital games’ capacity to engage and challenge, present complex representations and experiences, foster collaborative and deep learning... more...

  • Sociology and School Knowledgeby Geoff Whitty

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.00

    The rise of a radical ‘new’ sociology of education during the early 1970s focused attention on the nature of school knowledge. Although this new approach was set to revolutionize the subject, within a few years, many people considered these developments an eccentric interlude, with little relevance to curriculum theory or practice. First published... more...

  • School Knowledge for the Massesby John W. Meyer; David Kamens; Aaron Benavot

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.00

    First published in 1992, this book presents unique quantitative data on the content coverage of primary education in a large number of countries since 1920. It demonstrates that these curricular outlines tend to be surprisingly similar across very disparate countries, and suggests the world processes that produced this result. Specifically, the... more...

  • History, Theory and Practice of Philosophy for Childrenby Saeed Naji; Rosnani Hashim

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book on Philosophy for Children (P4C) is a compilation of articles written by its founders and the movement‘s leaders worldwide. These articles have been prepared in the dialogue and interview format. Part I explains the genesis of the movement, its philosophical and theoretical foundations. Part II examines the specialized uses of philosophical... more...

  • English Language Arts Research and Teachingby Russel K. Durst; George E. Newell; James D. Marshall

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Taking as a starting point the most enduring insights to emerge from acclaimed researcher Arthur Applebee’s scholarship, this volume brings together leading experts to fully examine his work for its explanatory power and its potential to shape current and future research agendas. Focused on the ways in which students learn, schools teach, and assessors... more...

  • Representations of Nature of Science in School Science Textbooksby Christine V. McDonald; Fouad Abd-El-Khalick

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Bringing together international research on nature of science (NOS) representations in science textbooks, the unique analyses presented in this volume provides a global perspective on NOS from elementary to college level and discusses the practical implications in various regions across the globe. Contributing authors highlight the similarities and... more...

  • Klassik und Didaktik 1871-1914by Manuel Mackasare

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 103.99

    War der Deutschunterricht 1871–1914 ein staatliches Instrument zur Erziehung nationalchauvinistischer Untertanen? Inszenierte er in diesem Zuge einen geistlosen „Klassiker-Kult"? Seit den 1970er Jahren verstellen solche Vorstellungen den Blick auf Kanonisierungsvorgänge, die wesentlich vielschichtiger sind. Die Studie analysiert den Diskurs sich... more...

  • Developing Distributed Curriculum Leadership in Hong Kong Schoolsby Edmond Hau-fai Law

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The book aims to explore distributed leadership in developing curriculum innovations in schools with a target of bringing about theoretical underpinnings in the West with the empirical studies and practices in the East. It examines theoretically the roots of the curriculum leadership studies and practically with the empirical data and case studies... more...